Young Woman Dies In Brother's Arms After Deadly MudslideMark Montgomery and his family returned from a Brazilian vacation only two days before the mudslide that killed him and daughter Caroline came crashing down a hillside into their two-story home.
At Least 4 Children Among Southern California Mudslides VictimsThe oldest victim swept away in a Southern California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before. The youngest, 3-year-old Kailly Benitez, was one of four children killed.
Number Of Missing In Montecito Mudslides Jumps To Over 40More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the coastal town of Montecito, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday, with growing doubts about whether anyone would be found alive.
Hopes Of Finding Anyone Alive Dwindle In Mud-Stricken TownMore than two full days after mudslides ravaged this coastal town, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday.
Mudslides Death Toll Climbs To 17; 100 Homes DestroyedAnxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched for two dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept away cars and left at least 17 victims dead.
Deadly Mudslide Toll Rises To 13 In Southern California Burn AreasAt least 13 people were killed and homes were torn from their foundations Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month.
Army of Firefighters Battles Still-Growing Southern California WildfireThe fourth-largest wildfire in California history continues to grow and threaten thousands of homes despite armies of fire crews and fleets of bulldozers and aircraft.
Thousands Flee Wildfires Burning In CaliforniaWildfires barreled across the baking landscape of California, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a Santa Barbara County campground.
42 Arrested, 14 Hurt At Spring Break Party In Santa Barbara CountyOfficials say the unsanctioned event known as Deltopia also resulted injuries to several law enforcement officers.
Santa Barbara Canyon Floods As Storm Drenches CaliforniaA flood on the southern Santa Barbara County coast has swept cabins and vehicles down a narrow canyon as the latest storm drenches California.
Sherpa Fire In Santa Barbara County 45 Percent Contained; High Winds Feared OvernightThe Sherpa Fire, a four-day-old blaze that threatens coastal homes in Santa Barbara County, was 45 percent contained by midday Saturday.
Chinese Herbalist's Family Of 3 Killed In Santa Barbara County; Man ArrestedA popular practitioner of Chinese herbal medicine was found shot to death and wrapped in plastic along with his wife and 5-year-old daughter in their two-story home in upscale Santa Barbara County.